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Rudolf Diesel : Pioneer of the Age of Power
by W. Robert Nitske and Charles Morrow Wilson


Overview - On February 17, 1894, the Diesel engine was operated successfully for the first time. Since then it has been a prime mover for civilization, and today much of the world depends on it as a source of power. Nowhere, perhaps, is it in more widespread use than in America, where the word -diesel- is a part of our language.  Read more...

 
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Overview
On February 17, 1894, the Diesel engine was operated successfully for the first time. Since then it has been a prime mover for civilization, and today much of the world depends on it as a source of power. Nowhere, perhaps, is it in more widespread use than in America, where the word -diesel- is a part of our language.
Rudolf Diesel: Pioneer of the Age of Power is the first English-language publication of Rudolph Diesel's biography. Authors W. Robert Nitske and Charles Morrow Wilson offer a warm and moving account of Diesel from the time of his birth in Paris in 1858 to his mysterious death in 1913. They present Diesel as he was--a man who lived, worked, and invented so far ahead of his time that the world is only now beginning to catch up to him.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780806111643
  • ISBN-10: 080611164X
  • Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
  • Publish Date: February 1965
  • Page Count: 348
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.78 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.12 pounds


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